George Schmidt

Dr. George Schmidt is the Chief Technologist of the NASA Glenn Research Center. He is also the Deputy Director of Glenn’s Research and Technology Directorate, which conducts a broad range of research and technology development projects in space propulsion, aeropropulsion, power, communications, materials and structures, instrumentation and physical sciences. Prior to this assignment, he served as Manager of the Propulsion Research Center at Marshall Space Flight Center. He also served as Deputy Manager of Marshall’s Test Laboratory. Dr. Schmidt spent several years at NASA Headquarters and started his NASA career in 1989. Prior to that, he worked at Booz-Allen & Hamilton and Boeing Aerospace. He holds a patent and has authored over 70 publications in the areas of space propulsion, cryogenic and microgravity fluid mechanics, and nuclear power and advanced high-energy propulsion.


International Astronautical Congress 2020

12-14 October 2020

Cyberspace edition


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States